We are fast approaching that time of year where Year 12 students begin their UCAS applications. On 15 June students will be visiting the Higher Education event at Colchester University.
Year 12 business students turned international consultants on Monday 22 May 2017, as they presented their findings on the potential to do business in a range of countries around the world.
On Tuesday 16 May 2017, Essex & Herts Air Ambulance visited the Year 12 assembly to speak about the charity and inform students and staff of some key facts relating to the services that they offer.
Following a rigorous application process that included a letter of application, a speech in assembly and an interview, we are delighted to announce that our new Student Governors for 2017/2018 are Verity Forster and Nabil Butcher.
The big event is here! The new election! The process to determine our new Student Governors for the next academic year begins on 18 April.
On Friday 24 March Comic Relief took place. Our Student Council arranged for a cake sale to take place in the main school building.
On Tuesday 14 March the end of term assembly for year 12 took place.
We are delighted to announce and share the success of one of our Year 12 students outside of the classroom, Rachel Merritt, who after seven years of training, has achieved her black belt in karate.
Our community were saddened by the tragic circumstances that occurred before Christmas whereby Emilia Kordaszewska, a Year 7 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form, and her mother, Alina, lost their lives in a house fire.
On Wednesday 1 February 2017, twenty Year 12 students from Braintree Sixth Form were invited to take part in a university level business workshop at UCFB which is a specialist university located in Wembley stadium.
Braintree Arts Theatre was the chosen venue to host this year’s Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards Evening for the Braintree district of schools on Tuesday 17 January 2017.
This is a reminder that assessment week is fast approaching and exams will take place between 23-27 January 2017. A copy of the timetable can be found on the website and this has also been emailed home.
On Tuesday 6 June 2017, Year 12 students were introduced to the EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) during TP3.
On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Year 12 students received their assessment week results following the examinations earlier this month during TP3.
On Tuesday 9 May NCS visited Year 12 students during their assembly slot to advertise the NCS summer challenge.
We would like to congratulate Sam Platt, a Year 12 student, on his fantastic success this weekend in running the London marathon.
This is a reminder that assessment week for Year 12 is fast approaching and exams will take place between 28 April-5 May 2017.
On Tuesday 21 March 2017, the Year 13 final assembly took place. This was an opportunity to celebrate success and achievements over the last two years.
The UK’s first national peer-to-peer coaching network for GCSE and National students.
It’s a bold new campaign which explores exam stress via 12 student coaches who have been there and done it, including one of our very own Year 12 students, Megan Amos.
Model United Nations (MUN) conferences aim to replicate the discussions and debates of UN committees, by involving students representing the views of different countries on a wide range of issues, and giving students the opportunity to research, present and argue a case in support of their allocated country's positio
In the early hours of Saturday 11 February, fifteen Year 13 students met to travel to Heathrow Airport to start our American adventure. In the week that followed, the group visited two cities, travelled through six states and walked nearly 55 miles.
On Tuesday 31 January 2017, Year 13 students had the opportunity to listen to Rachel Wier from the University of Essex during TP3, who discussed student finance for 2017 entry.
You may have heard about the tragic event of the 21st of December in which one of our students and her mother lost their lives in a house fire.
On Tuesday 6th June, a small, but interested and engaged, audience listened to Gavin McKenna talking about the warning signs of your child getting mixed up in gang culture, and how to act.
On Sunday 21 May 2017, Connor Fitzpatrick took part in the PARA 10 race in Colchester to raise money for a foundation called CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young).
During TP3 today, the Year 12 students took part in the annual Model United Nations General Assembly.
It is with deep sadness that we are letting you know that a very well loved student in Year 11, Jake Whiteside, died yesterday following his battle with cancer.
On Tuesday 28 March 2017, the Year 12 sociology students were invited to the Mercury Theatre for a sociology conference organised by Colchester Sixth Form College.
Today saw the launch of our campaign for our new Student Governors for 2017/2018. Year 12 students listened to a presentation during TP3 which included hearing speeches from Scarlett Perrin and Greg Mansfield, our current Student Governors.
Taylor Golden, Year 13, has been successful in Aberystwyth University’s Entrance Scholarship competition. Taylor achieved a fantastic 100% in his maths exam and 85% in his further maths exam.
Applications for 2017/2018 undergraduate student finance are now open! The application process takes six weeks so should be completed sooner rather than later. Further details regarding the application process have been sent home.
On Wednesday 8 February 2017, a group of 33 AS business and economics students visited the New Holland manufacturing plant in Basildon to examine a range of business and economic concepts.
The purpose of the trip was to see a filmed version of the ground-breaking 2011 performance of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem starring the amazing Mark Rylance as Johnny “Rooster” Byron.
The sixth form will be having a dress down day on Friday 3 February 2017 to raise money for Hope House, a homeless shelter charity based in Braintree. The money raised for Hope House is in remembrance of Emilia Kordaszewska, a Year 7 student at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form.
On Tuesday 20 December our end of term assembly took place where we celebrated achievements across both year groups.